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Post-Mubarak Egypt has softer line on Nile

Post-Mubarak Egypt has softer line on Nile

CAIRO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- With the downfall of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian leaders are showing more willingness to discuss sharing the waters of the Nile River with other African states.
The Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in Egypt

CAIRO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Muslim Brotherhood claimed its political party won the majority of runoffs in the first round of Egypt's parliamentary election.
Thousands join dueling Cairo protests

Thousands join dueling Cairo protests

CAIRO, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Thousands joined demonstrations Friday in Cairo, the largest one demanding a civilian government in Egypt while a counter-protest supported the military.
Tantawi: Egyptian elections on track

Tantawi: Egyptian elections on track

CAIRO, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Egyptian military leader Moahamed Hussein Tantawi Tuesday pledged civilian elections will be held as scheduled next week.
Uneasy calm in Cairo

Uneasy calm in Cairo

CAIRO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Egypt's political and religious leaders Monday attempted to navigate a peaceful way forward following the previous day's deadly violence.
Panetta on Mideast mission

Panetta on Mideast mission

JERUSALEM, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta left Sunday on his first trip to the Middle East since moving to the Pentagon from the Central Intelligence Agency.

Egypt, Ethiopia mull Nile dams dispute

CAIRO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Egypt and Ethiopia are making an effort to settle a long-running bitter dispute over sharing the waters of the Nile River.

Cairo reviews U.S. ties with envoy

CAIRO, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. envoy to Cairo relayed a message of economic and political support to the Egyptian government, the country's prime minister said.
Egypt protests Sinai deaths

Egypt protests Sinai deaths

CAIRO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Egypt called Friday for a speedy investigation of the killing of three of its officers by Israeli forces in the Sinai.
Egyptian PM Sharaf vows to meet protesters' demands

Egyptian PM Sharaf vows to meet protesters' demands

CAIRO, July 22 (UPI) -- Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said he will address protesters' demands and try former regime officers accused of corruption or abuse is a priority.

Egyptian Cabinet appointee bows out

CAIRO, July 20 (UPI) -- A businessman named trade minister in Egypt's new Cabinet is forgoing the job after being criticized for conflicts of interest.
ElBaradei says prime minister needs power

ElBaradei says prime minister needs power

CAIRO, July 19 (UPI) -- The ruling military council in Egypt lacks substantial political experience, said presidential hopeful Mohammed ElBaradei.

Mubarak ministers stay after Cabinet purge

CAIRO, July 18 (UPI) -- Egypt's justice and interior ministers, divisive post-Mubarak regime figures, will survive Monday's Cabinet purge, Egypt's state-run news agency reported.

Egyptian foreign minister quits

CAIRO, July 16 (UPI) -- Egypt's foreign minister has resigned, just before a wide-ranging reshuffle of the Cabinet, officials said.

Protesters unimpressed by Sharaf's speech

CAIRO, July 12 (UPI) -- A pledge by interim Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf to reorganize the country's Cabinet drew criticism from protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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New Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf (C) addresses thousands of supporters in Cairo's Tahrir Square on March 4, 2011 a day after Essam Sharaf was named New Prime Minister. Today's protest, which was meant to press for change, turned into a massive celebration following news that Shafiq had been replaced by Sharaf. UPI
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